Chris Kreider News
New York Rangers
Kreider (upper-body) will not play on Tuesday.
Kreider will miss his second straight game with an upper-body injury that he suffered on Saturday in Calgary. With Kreider out, Michael Grabner will skate in the Rangers’ top-6.
Kreider will return to the Rangers’ lineup on Tuesday.
Kreider has missed the last four games with a neck strain, but returns to the lineup tonight vs. the Blues. Kreider had a good start to the year, picking up seven points (3G / 4A) in five games. Kreider will be back on a line with Mika Zibanejad at centre and Mats Zuccarello will be on the right wing. Kreider is averaging 3:07 on the power-play and is second among Rangers’ forwards with 13:52 at even strength.
Kreider (neck) practiced on Monday; expected to play on Tuesday.
Kreider missed the last four games with a neck strain, but was a full-participant in Monday’s practice and should be back in the lineup on Tuesday. Kreider had a great start to the season, picking up three goals and four assists (seven points) in five games.
Kreider (neck) will not play on Sunday; expected to practice Monday, likely return on Tuesday.
Kreider will miss his fourth consecutive game with a neck strain, but he could be back on Tuesday. It is good news that his injury is not going to keep him out much longer, but the Rangers will take on the Lightning without Kreider.
Kreider (neck) will miss at least two more games.
Kreider has missed the last two games and will miss both games this weekend with a neck strain. Kreider’s injury isn’t believed to be serious, so he could be back in the lineup early next week—maybe Tuesday vs. the Blues.
Kreider (neck) will not play on Wednesday.
Kreider is dealing with a neck strain and will miss his second straight game on Wednesday. Monitor his status leading up to Friday’s game vs. the Hurricanes.
Kreider (neck) remains day-to-day; not expected to play on Wednesday.
Kreider missed Tuesday’s practice and is not expected to be in the lineup on Wednesday. If Kreider doesn’t play, expect J.T. Miller to remain in the Rangers’ top-6. Monitor Kreider’s status during the morning skate, just to be sure he is not available.
Kreider will not play Sunday because of a neck strain.
Kreider is day-to-day with a neck strain which will keep him out of the lineup vs. the Coyotes. Thankfully for the Rangers, Oscar Lindberg is set to return and take Kreider’s spot.
The Rangers signed Chris Kreider to a four-year contract worth $18.5 million ($4.625M AAV).
Kreider, 25, posted a career-high 46 points (21G / 25A) in 2014-15 and followed it up with a nearly identical season in 2016-16, posting 21 goals and 22 assists (43 points) in 79 games. Kreider will once again skate in the Rangers’ top-6 this season, with either Derek Stepan and Mika Zibanejad in the middle. Kreider could be in for a breakout season, which includes his first 25-goal, 50-point season.
Kreider (neck) will not be in the lineup on Friday.
Kreider was listed as questionable for Friday’s game and was clearly not ready to go. He is listed as day-to-day and could be back in the lineup on Sunday.
Kreider missed Thursday's practice with neck spasms.
Kreider is questionable for Friday’s game after missing Thursday’s practice with neck spasms. Monitor his status during their morning skate.
Kreider (hand) will return to the Rangers lineup on Monday.
Kreider has missed the last two games with a laceration on his hand, but he will be back in the lineup tonight vs. the Bruins. Kreider will replace Oscar Lindberg and skate on the third line. He has 18 points (6G / 12A) in 39 games this season.
Kreider (hand) will not play on Tuesday; could return on Saturday.
Kreider was listed as doubtful for Tuesday’s game but he has officially been ruled out. With Kreider out, Jayson Megna has been recalled and is expected to make his Rangers debut tonight. Rangers’ head coach Alain Vigneault is hopeful that Kreider will be back in the lineup on Saturday.
Kreider (hand) is doubtful for Tuesday.
Kreider suffered a laceration on his hand in Saturday's loss in Florida and it looks like it will force him to miss Tuesday's game. Kreider missed Monday's practice, but shouldn't be considered anything more than day-to-day.